Sanderson Farms, Inc. (SAFM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 27, 2013


Sanderson Farms, Inc. ( SAFM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 27, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SAFM stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. At the current stock price of $67.04, the dividend yield is 3.58%.

The previous trading day's last sale of SAFM was $67.04, representing a -11.24% decrease from the 52 week high of $75.53 and a 55.76% increase over the 52 week low of $43.04.

SAFM is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as BRF S.A. ( BRFS ) and Hormel Foods Corporation ( HRL ). SAFM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.11. Zacks Investment Research reports SAFM's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 156.88%, compared to an industry average of -4.1%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the SAFM Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to SAFM through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SAFM as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II PowerShares S&P Smal ( PSCC ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCC with an increase of 16.51% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of SAFM at 4.52%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks

Referenced Stocks: BRFS , HRL , PSCC , SAFM News News

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